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New Market Tax Credits for old Boise building (access required)

Artist rendering of the remodeled A.S. Tiner Building on Main Street in downtown Boise.

If she were alive today, Mrs. A. S. Tiner would be happy to see the plans to restore and remodel the building that Wayland & Fennell designed and she built in 1910 at 1010 W. Main in Boise. Recreating an ...

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Chobani expands scholarship program  (access required)

Chobani, in its effort to create a more equitable future for students pursuing careers in the agriculture field, recently expanded its scholarship program with an additional $1 million for the University of Idaho and Cornell University in New York. The ...

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Wells Fargo awards grant to Economic Opportunity by Jannus  (access required)

In Idaho, Economic Opportunity by Jannus (EO) is doing its part to empower underserved Idahoans through its one-of-a-kind business development programs, including those in the agriculture sector. Wells Fargo recently awarded the organization $345,000 through its Open for Business program to ...

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Biz ‘Bites:’ PlexTrac raises $70M Series B funding round for ‘next stage’ 

PlexTrac raises $70M Series B funding round for ‘next stage’  Cybersecurity software company PlexTrac has announced its raising of a $70 million Series B round that will continue the momentum of rapid growth PlexTrac saw in 2021. The Boise-based company, over ...

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NNU receives grant to stimulate economics education  (access required)

Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) has been awarded a $1 million educational grant from the Smeed Memorial Foundation to create an education center dedicated to teaching the classical principles of free-market economics, with classes intended to start in the fall.  The ...

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Building a construction technology industry (access required)

As with many other industries, residential construction is turning to technology and automation to deal with product demand coupled with a lack of skilled workers. Organizations such as the National Association of Home Builders have reported worker shortages in from ...

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Biz ‘Bites:’ New industrial hemp meeting to take place in Buhl 

New industrial hemp meeting to take place in Buhl Hempitecture, IND HEMP, Idaho Department of Agriculture, 1000 Springs Mill and Idaho Farm Bureau have announced they are hosting the first Producers Meeting for Industrial Hemp in Idaho to inform growers of the ...

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Biz ‘Bites:’ Aviation Specialties Unlimited opens A&P preparation course in Boise  (access required)

Aviation Specialties Unlimited opens A&P preparation course in Boise Aviation Specialties Unlimited Inc. (ASU) has announced the launch of a new airframe & powerplant (A&P) preparation course to help students prepare and test for their FAA Certification.  ASU’s new accelerated program is located at the new ASU Academy near the Boise ...

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